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Google boss struggles to answer Google job interview question

Among the corporate innovations credited to Google in its early years was a set of hair-pullingly tricky job interview questions. Prospective employees would be asked chin-strokers such as “How many golf balls fit into a…
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Samsung Offices Raided In An Investigation Involving A Dressage Horse

Prosecutors raided the offices of Samsung Electronics on Tuesday as part of an investigation into a presidential cronyism scandal that's gripped South Korea. While it is a near-monthly occurrence for a chaebol (family-owned conglomerate)…
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Intel tells John McAfee he can't use his own name

Back in May, ever-controversial John McAfee became the executive chairman and CEO of MGT Capital Investments - a small startup that invests in fantasy sports and mobile games – following its acquisition of his D-Vasive antispy software…
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Gawker.com shutting down their business thanks to Terry Bollea, (aka Hulk Hogan)

Gawker.com is shutting down today, Monday 22nd August, 2016, some 13 years after it began and two days before the end of my forties. It is the end of an era. The staff will move to new jobs on other properties in Gawker Media Group, which…

Ottawa Hospital managers, after eating the food for a week, say changes are coming

Ottawa Hospital CEO Dr. Jack Kitts recently ate hospital food, and you won’t believe what happened next. Well, if you have ever eaten hospital food, you probably will. He and other managers didn’t particularly like what they tasted…
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Wealthy Elite Caught Buying Huge Bunkers To Hide From General Public

A Silicon Valley insider has gone on the record and admitted that the world’s elite are buying up huge amounts of land and building underground bunkers in order to hide away from the general public.  According to former Facebook product…

E. coli: The ideal transport vehicle for next-gen vaccines?

Most people recoil at the thought of ingesting E. coli. But what if the headline-grabbing bacteria could be used to fight disease? Researchers experimenting with harmless strains of E. coli -- yes, the majority of E. coli are safe and…
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Governor Sued By His Wife's Non-Profit

The number of social service groups suing Illinois is growing. Eighteen agencies are joining a lawsuit against the state to get paid -- since they haven't received $130 million due to the budget impasse. One of the latest groups to sue is…
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Verizon's 'can you hear me now' guy joins Sprint

Those famous "Can you hear me now?" commercials are back. But this time, they're pitches for Sprint, not Verizon. Paul Marcarelli, the character known as "Test Man" in the Verizon commercials that ran between 2002 and 2011, has defected.…

Hersheypark: Transgender guests may use restrooms according to identity

HERSHEY, Pa. (WHTM) – Hersheypark has publicly declared its position on what type of restrooms transgender people can use. The amusement park says guests and employees may continue to use restrooms with which they gender-identify, or…
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TSA blames you for longer lines at airport security checkpoints

WASHINGTON (WCMH/AP) — Facing a growing backlash over extremely long airport security lines, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson on Friday asked fliers “to be patient” as the government takes steps to get them onto planes more…

New York Times plans to cut hundreds of jobs later this year

The New York Times Co. is preparing to lay off a few hundred staffers in the second half of the year, The Post has learned. Chairman and Publisher Arthur “Pinch” Sulzberger Jr.’s management team has been talking with some of the…

For Sale: One Used Internet Company Called Yahoo

Yahoo goes on sale Monday. At least some of you reading this are thinking, "Yahoo? Are they still around?" Yes, this company founded in 1994, is ancient by Internet standards, but, according to the measurement company comScore, Yahoo…
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Pennsylvania casinos could face new tax under governor's proposal

Pennsylvania casinos could be taxed for the “free play” they award to customers under Gov. Tom Wolf’s proposed budget — a plan that a top gambling industry executive decried Monday as comparable to taxing grocery store coupons. Geoff…
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Anchorage is so snow-starved it has to haul snow in by train for Iditarod start

How weird has Anchorage's weather been this winter? Weird enough that an Alaska Railroad spokesman said Monday that a train will deliver seven rail cars loaded with snow to the state's largest city this week in time for the Iditarod Trail…